What is another word for antagonistic?

Synonyms for antagonistic
ænˌtæg əˈnɪs tɪkan·tag·o·nis·tic

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. antagonistic

    adverse, opposing, inimical, hostile, repugnant, contrary

    favoring, aiding, harmonious, friendly, agreeable to

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antagonistic, counteradjective

    indicating opposition or resistance

    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    conciliatory, placating, placative, propitiatory, conciliative, interactive, appeasing(a), compatible, neutral, placatory, positive, soft, synergistic, amicable, propitiative, pacific

  2. antagonistic, antipathetic, antipatheticaladjective

    characterized by antagonism or antipathy

    "slaves antagonistic to their masters"; "antipathetic factions within the party"

    loth(p), incompatible, indisposed(p), loath(p), averse(p), antipathetic, antipathetical, counter

    placatory, interactive, conciliatory, placating, propitiatory, appeasing(a), conciliative, neutral, synergistic, propitiative, placative, soft, compatible, pacific, positive, amicable

  3. antagonisticadjective

    arousing animosity or hostility

    "his antagonistic brusqueness"; "Europe was antagonistic to the Unites States"

    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    conciliative, soft, conciliatory, amicable, placatory, appeasing(a), positive, pacific, interactive, synergistic, neutral, propitiatory, placating, propitiative, compatible, placative

  4. antagonistic, incompatibleadjective

    used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

    out or keeping(p), uncongenial, ill-sorted, incompatible, unfitting, unsuited, inappropriate, discrepant, mismated, antipathetic, antipathetical, counter, contrastive

    placatory, positive, propitiatory, placative, neutral, amicable, appeasing(a), compatible, placating, conciliative, propitiative, interactive, synergistic, pacific, conciliatory, soft

  5. antagonisticadjective

    incapable of harmonious association

    counter, antipathetic, incompatible, antipathetical

    conciliative, conciliatory, amicable, soft, positive, placatory, placative, interactive, placating, compatible, appeasing(a), synergistic, propitiatory, neutral, propitiative, pacific

Editors Contribution

  1. ego-dystonic

    it is freudian. an addiction must become ego dystonic before one decides to abandon it.

    smoking becomes ego dystonic for maybe a long while before it feels necessary to abandon it.

    Submitted by rinat on September 4, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. antagonisticadjective

    opposing, adverse, opposite, hostile, inimical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. antagonisticadjective

    contradictory, repugnant, conflicting, renitent, adverse

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  1. Emile Coue:

    When the imagination and will power are in conflict, are antagonistic, it is always the imagination which wins, without any exception.

  2. William Ellsworth:

    Nobody gave us a hard time, really. Nobody was antagonistic or anything like that. It wasn't a hostile crowd by any means. They were there for the music, and whatever else was there.

  3. Chris Cuomo:

    There are rhetorical questions, there are questions that are being asked to just to be antagonistic … There are questions that are said for informational basis. And there are questions that have a concern of policy, and I don't think this checked any box other than the antagonism. CNN was always going to cover it. They had always covered my brother for better or worse.

  4. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall:

    Although the Atlantic alliance has weathered many crises over its lifetime, I now am concerned that the alliance will not survive Donald Trump, because he isn't arguing with allies about policy. He's questioning the fundamental value of NATO to the United States. This antagonistic approach is generating an unprecedented debate in Europe and in Canada about whether the United States should be treated as friend or foe.

  5. Justin Onuekwusi:

    Of course, it doesn't help that almost as a prelude to the conversation you get tweets that are quite antagonistic.

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